Krisztina Tóth

17th April 2013 18:30
Europe House
32 Smith square, London, SW1P 3EU
Poet in the City was delighted to present Krisztina Tóth in the first of an important new series celebrating the very best of contemporary European poetry.
In partnership with The School of European Languages, Culture and Society at UCL, the Contemporary European Poets series brought to London celebrated poets from Hungary, Holland, France, Germany, the Faroe Islands and Italy, for showcase events at Europe House. Events included live readings by the poets, with all poems read both in the original language and in brand new specially commissioned English translations

Krisztina Tóth is one of the most highly-acclaimed Hungarian poets. She is the winner of several awards, including the Graves Prize (1996), Déry Tibor Prize (1996), József Attila Prize (2000).

Since the publication of her first collection of short stories in 2006 she has been listed amongst the best contemporary writers of Central Europe, and her poetry has been widely translated. She was recently awarded the Laureate Prize, one of the highest recognitions in Hungarian literature.
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